Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


Recent Articles
  • Lackawanna Level Up

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Lackawanna College in Scranton has teamed up with several school districts in our area to help students finish a degree before they even get their high school diploma. Officials at Lackawanna College in Scranton recognize that the way we used to think about going to college is changing. “Instead of the old model of, you know, the students trying to figure out where you are and come to you, we think it’s much better if we come […]

  • New University of Scranton Sports Campus Nears Completion

    SCRANTON, Pa. — After being postponed Wednesday because of the high winds, the University of Scranton baseball team is hosting its first home game in its new home. The university is almost finished with a new $14 million sports complex. Scrantonians have known this area off Broadway Street as the South Side Sports Complex. Now, it is the University of Scranton’s Quinn Sports Campus. There’s still work to be done at the University of Scranton’s Quinn Sports Campus but the […]

  • Kids Korner Off Limits

    JESSUP, Pa. — A popular playground in Lackawanna County is off limits. Officials in Jessup say an aging playground may have some structural issues. Jessup DPW workers and a team of building inspectors were the only ones allowed on the borough’s Kids Korner playground near Memorial Field on Erie Street. Jessup borough council voted this week to close the playground so that it could be checked for structural problems. “We all have maintenance in life, so I’m sure it needs […]

  • Marketplace Turns Medical

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The newest tenant at The Marketplace at Steamtown opens up next week — a doctor’s office that sees about 50,000 patients a year. Delta Medix says it plans to be part of the old mall’s revitalization. Delta Medix will open its doors at The Marketplace at Steamtown on Tuesday. Staff members are in the process of moving everything from five different medical offices to all under this one roof. Kierstyn Breag says sometimes the lunch rush is […]

  • Keeping Track of Kindness

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Some middle school students in Lackawanna County have connected people in a few dozen states and about 20 countries all through acts of kindness. The students of Abington Heights Middle School have taken on a “kindness challenge.” Abington Heights Middle School guidance counselor Stacey Bamford first had the idea when coming up with ways to combat bullying. “It would be really neat to get on the other side of the bullying issue and to focus on […]

  • Renaissance Park at 500: Secret Park in Scranton Unlocked

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A park in Scranton that’s been around for almost a decade but was off limits to the public finally opened last weekend. It’s tucked in an unusual spot in the city’s downtown. For about eight years, a padlock and a bunch of red tape have kept people from a unique park between Lackawanna and Cedar Avenues in downtown Scranton. No one was there on this dreary spring day, but a train passed by. The Renaissance Park at […]

  • A Half-century of Helping People with Disabilities

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Don Broderick joked that maybe it’s time to retire when most coworkers are younger than your career. That’s the case for him as he retires after 46 years at The Arc of NEPA. He spent most of those years as its director. He will miss his coworkers in Scranton and also the children and adults with intellectual disabilities that the agency serves. The agency calls them “consumers.” Consumer Stacy Mallory read Newswatch 16 a letter she wrote […]

  • Good Friday Fish Fry

    JERMYN, Pa. — Good Friday is a day that many Christians abstain from eating meat, and in one borough in Lackawanna County, a lot of fish is consumed every Good Friday. Every Good Friday, in a corner of Jermyn, the Artisan Fire Company serves up almost as many fish dinners as there are residents of the borough. But people come from all over the area. Carl and Susan Holweg have come from Clarks Summit for close to 20 years. “A […]

  • Married Teachers Accused of Sexual Abuse of Student

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Husband and wife, both teachers, are both facing charges for the sexual abuse of a student. The two teachers from Lackawanna County were arraigned Thursday afternoon on charges of institutional sexual assault for the alleged abuse of a teenage girl. The two teachers are husband and wife. Ruth and Nick Baggetta are both teachers — Ruth, a music teacher at Lakeland High School and the school’s band director, Nick teaches at Fell Charter School near Carbondale. Both […]

  • New Sheetz Store Planned for Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Convenient store giant Sheetz has plans to build in the Electric City. ┬áIt will be the first within Scranton city limits. It’s a rare swath of undeveloped land near Scranton’s downtown on the corner of North Seventh Avenue and West Linden Street. It could be the site of the city’s first Sheetz. “I say fill it. I think business is good for the community. It’ll bring people into the store here, too, after Sheetz, I think it’s […]

  • Stellar Comets Feel the Love after Championship Win

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The state champion Abington Heights boys basketball team returned home from the game in Hershey around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Many of the players had homework to do and still managed to get to school. They may be exhausted from the run they’ve had, but they certainly felt the love from the community. A trophy case at Abington Heights High School near Clarks Summit had a new addition when students arrived. This school day was a […]

  • Signs of Support After Abington Heights State Title

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — It was a late night for the Abington Heights boys basketball team. We caught their fire truck escort back to the high school near Clarks Summit around 1 a.m. after winning the state championship. It was a late night back here at home, too. But Woody Wilson had to start his day with some recognition for the Comets. He changed the sign outside Crown Beverage on Northern Boulevard to read “Congrats State Champs.” Many of […]